School hosts Indigenous games carnival

Ceremonial spears

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are warned that the following story contains names of persons who have died. MICHAEL SLEEP Salisbury State School celebrated Indigenous culture and learning with the launch of their first … [Read more...]


DYLAN CRAWFORD The Commonwealth games drew Indigenous protestors from around Australia.  Campaigning for an international historical truth commission to honestly inform Australian and international communities about their experience of history … [Read more...]

Fighting on the world stage: Protesting the Commonwealth Games

LILLY MCKENZIE   Aboriginal protesters who set up camp at Doug Jennings Park at The Spit for the duration of the 2018 Commonwealth Games were staking a claim. When the camp -- known as Camp Freedom -- was made, campers brought with … [Read more...]

How netball turned Peace Proscovia’s life around

  TIM MILLER   Netball might not be the most high-profile sport at the Commonwealth Games, but just try telling Peace Proscovia it’s not the most important. Uganda’s inspirational netball captain and flag-bearer has been the … [Read more...]

Infrastructure planning for the Light Rail in the Gold Coast

SHILOH PAYNE The light rail in the Gold Coast is one of the biggest infrastructure sections added for the Commonwealth Games, transporting commuters from side to side. But what does it take to make it happen? Prof Garry Glazebrook from the … [Read more...]

Student-designed mural features at Commonwealth Games’ Main Press Centre

RYAN BEDFORD A colourful shipping container mural aptly named ‘Coastlines’ will greet media as they enter and exit the Commonwealth Games Main Press Centre (MPC) at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. Designed by Griffith student … [Read more...]

Aussie weightlifters looking for gold

MITCHELL BARNES Australian weightlifters have been training hard in preparation for the Commonwealth Games. Three key members of the Australian team recently held a press conference to talk about their progress. Tia-Clair Toomey arrived at … [Read more...]